Category: My Fiction

My novella Something Familiar is now now available as an eBook through Lulu. It will be available in paperback and from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Apple iBookstore, and Kobo in the next few weeks. If you want a sample to see if you’ll like it, the first chapter is currently up at Curious Fictions.

Moon behind clouds at night.

Short story (2700 words) – Jabberwocky is not just a poem, it’s a monster. And basements are not all they seem to be.

Stupid forest.  Stupid right of passage requirements.  Stupid bow and arrow. So I’m not your typical elf.  Yes, I’m tall and can pretend to be a willow tree if I really try.  And it’s dark.  And you’re half blind.  I can stomp through the woods without making the kind of noise that draws attention, even […]

The air was more than crisp as I stood at the bus stop, embracing the predawn stillness.  I’d had to haul out my hat and gloves this morning, and I could smell a hint of snow with each inhalation.  I tipped my head back and yawned, admiring the deep blue of the sky, where only […]

View of woodland canopy from the ground.

“Do you want to play with us?” Rellin asked, his voice gentle and slow, as if he thought Shya might not be able to understand him. An eager wind pulled at the long white fringe dangling from his coat sleeves and pants, fanning it out behind him. Though she would have loved to join the […]

Sign for Raspberry Island in St. Paul, MN.

“Excuse me.”  The young voice startled me, and I looked up from where I was hunched into the trunk of my car, rummaging for the jack.  She looked Japanese and about fourteen.  Her black and silver clothes made me think of the night sky.  She stood in the center of the sidewalk, a hopeful expression […]